Pennington, William 1874-1949
William Pennington (1874-1949) - Indian Madonna, 1910, (M1445B)
- Medium: Toned Silver Print
- Circa: 1910
- Size: 10'' x 8''
Toned Silver Print. From the Hollis Randall Williford (1940 - 2007), sculptor, collection. Published in "Glass Plates and Wagon Ruts: Images of the Southwest by Lisle Updike and William Pennington" by H. Jackson Clark, page 177. Caption reads "Will Evans captioned a personal copy of this print: "The pride and joy of the Navajo people is their children. In sickness or in health nothing within the means of the parents is too good for them. Well-to-do families have been known to impoverish themselves in the hiring of medicine men for the healing of their sick children."